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Brooke Friedman

Specialty Phonograph Collection for Auction

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.” – Victor Hugo Dr Leigh M. Martinet 1924 – 2016 To Leigh Martinet, phonographs were not machines, they were “friends.” This stemmed from a childhood hobby of collecting devices that played recorded music. Their fascinating appearance and the different way […]

April 21, 2017
sapphires

Stunning Sapphire Ring Sells for $100,000 at Alex Cooper!

Alex Cooper’s May 12th Gallery Auction was bursting with exquisite jewelry, suburb silver and rare coins and stamps. The auction highlighted fabulous jewelry by some of the world’s finest jewelry makers, including Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, and Tiffany & Co,. Other notable items of the day came from Oneida and Stieff. The pinnacle of […]

May 23, 2016